Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Kitten Palooza!

The New York City Feral Cat Initiative, a program of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, presents Kitten Palooza!, a series of workshops sponsored by PetSmart Charities:






Bottle Feeding & Care of Orphaned Kittens
Tuesday, April 6, or Thursday, May 6, 2010 (choose one)
6:30-9:30 p.m.
ASPCA, 424 East 92nd Street (between 1st and York Avenues), 5th Floor, Manhattan

Kitten Palooza! is a series of workshops on working with kittens as part of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) projects. In this workshop, learn the skills needed to successfully bottle-feed and care for orphaned kittens. This workshop will cover which equipment and formula get the best results, bottle-feeding techniques, and all stages of kitten care.

Instructors: Dr. Tina Waltke, Manhattan Cat Specialists; Valerie Sicignano, NYC Feral Cat Initiative; and Iris Lugo, Animal Care & Control of NYC

Socializing Feral Kittens
Sunday, April 11, or Saturday, May 8, 2010 (choose one)
1:00-4:00 p.m.
ASPCA, 424 East 92nd Street (between 1st and York Avenues), 5th Floor, Manhattan

Kitten Palooza! is a series of workshops on working with kittens as part of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) projects. In this workshop, learn the process of socializing (taming) young feral kittens into adoptable pets. Features a screening of the Urban Cat League DVD, Tough Love: Socializing Feral Kittens, and kitten trapping techniques.

Instructors: Mike Phillips, Urban Cat League; Valerie Sicignano, NYC Feral Cat Initiative; and Nancy Alusik, KittyKind

RegistrationThere is no fee to attend the Kitten Palooza! workshops, but advance registration is required. To request a spot, send an e-mail with the name and date of the workshop(s) you wish to attend, your first and last name, organization (if applicable), phone number, and borough, with the name/date of the workshop in the subject line to events@NYCFeralCat.org. Only those who are awarded a spot will receive a reply. If you do not receive a reply, it means we could not fit you in. A limited number of spots are available. Spots are non-transferable -- if you need to cancel, you can not give your spot away; it will go to the next person on the list.

More Information
E-mail: events@NYCFeralCat.org
Web: www.NYCFeralCat.org/kittenpalooza
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1 comment:

traceytoole said...

A great cause and another way to help animals!!! Thanks for announcing!

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